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ULUSLARARASI İLİŞKİLERDE DOĞU ASYA PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SBU462 ULUSLARARASI İLİŞKİLERDE DOĞU ASYA 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to teach the economic, political and military policies of East Asian countries and to give students the ability to critically evaluate the policies of regional countries.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include East Asia's geopolitical and geoeconomic status, China's rise and its effects on the region, the disputes between Japan and regional countries, the North Korean issue, the Taiwan issue, Russia's Asian policy, regional integration initiatives and relations between Turkey and regional countries.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Classify the different approaches used in the analysis of East Asia region
Interpret the factors affecting the current problems in East Asian countries
Establish cause-effect relationship between internal and external factors affecting economic, political, military and social policies of the regional countries
Relate historical developments and fundamental dynamics of the current problems in East Asia with the current foreign policies

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Preliminary information for basic concepts of the course, aim of the course and content Lecture & Question and Answer
2 - The geopolitics of East Asia Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 - The geoeconomics of East Asia Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 - The rise of China Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 - The foreign policy of rising China Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 - Conflicts in the South and East China Seas Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 - Problems inherited from Japanese imperialism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 - Japan's security policy and US-Japan alliance Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 - Division and nuclear crisis in the Korean Peninsula Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 - North Korean nuclear crisis Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 - The Taiwan issue Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 - Regional integration initiatives Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
14 - Turkey's East Asia policy Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
15 - Preparation for the exam: General and comparative evaluation of former subjects. Revision of basic points. Lecture & Question and Answer
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 2 26
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 2 6 12
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 13 2 26
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 8 2 16
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 8 1 8
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 60 0 132
Total Workload of the Course Unit 132
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,2
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0